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How to Remodel Your Basement Into a Trendy New Space - Looking to remodel your Pennsylvania basement but not sure where to start? First, you’ll need to do some generic finishing work that every basement needs. Then, you’ll decide the type of room you’ll create in your newly finished basement. Here’s our guide to help you through both processes. How to Finish a Basement in Pennsylvania …
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15 Questions to Ask a Contractor Before Hiring Them - Are you looking to update your home with an addition or remodeling project? If so, you’ve probably done some research and found several suitable contractors who could do the job. Now, you need to narrow it down to the one you’ll be working with. To do that, here are the top 15 questions you should …
House after exterior renovation with new gray cedar dutch lap siding, new dark gray asphalt roof, white trim, new porch posts, and new ProVia windows.
Homeowner’s Guide to Building Permits - As a homeowner looking to improve their home with some type of renovation or remodeling, you need to be aware of the permitting requirements for your construction. States and municipalities have their own regulations on permitting. Often, state regulations set minimum requirements and municipalities can make stricter regulations. Contact your local zoning office to help …
E&E Extensive Remodeling
How to Plan for a Remodeling Project - Remodeling projects are exciting, but the process of planning and budgeting can be stressful. We have been helping our community build their dream homes for over 20 years, and learned what it takes to make an extensive remodeling project successful. We are excited to share our comprehensive guide to remodeling projects and what you can …
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8 Renovation Ideas to Modernize the Look of Your Home’s Exterior - Are you living in an older house and looking to bring your home into the 21st century? There’s no need to build a new house if you’re just looking for a new look. You can upgrade your older house with an exterior renovation to modernize your home. Here are the top 8 renovation ideas that …
E&E Stone Veneer
Accenting Your Home With Natural Stone or Stone Veneer - On many of our recent projects our customers have been interested in learning more about stone veneer and natural stone as a siding option, and many of them have chosen to use these materials as an accent to other siding materials. Today we are going to provide some information on natural stone and stone veneer, …
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The 15 Most Popular Additions to Your Home - And the Building Permits Necessary for Each For homeowners growing out of their living space, adding some extra square footage onto their existing home with an addition is more cost effective than moving to a new house. Additions will also, on average, recoup 62% of their expenses in resale value. Picking the right addition for …
Give Your Home’s Siding a Summer Refresh - As the summer months arrive many homeowners begin noticing dirt buildup, imperfections, and even damage to their siding that happened during winter and spring. These months can be tough on your siding, and many homeowners don’t know how cleaning or repair techniques differ across different types of siding. Today we’re going to take a look …
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Preparing Your Deck for Summer Get-Togethers - Time to dust off your deck and outdoor furniture because the season of backyard barbeques and get-togethers is back! Preparing your deck for summer and ensuring it’s ready to go is essential for keeping your backyard gatherings safe. Keep an eye on the weather for non-rainy days and set aside some time to prepare your …
Exterior of red house with white trim and grey roof in a neighborhood with a sidewalk leading to the entrance.
5 Signs You Need a New Roof - The decision to replace your roof is a big one and you may find yourself wondering if it’s worth it. There are many reasons to get a new roof including wanting a different aesthetic, updating an old roof, or replacing a roof that’s damaged. So if you’re contemplating whether to freshen your roof along with …